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XLerateHealth named one of 50 winners of $50,000 SBA grant

XLerateHealth (XLerateHealth.com), a Louisville-based accelerator for early-stage, health-related companies, announces that it has selected been selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as one of the 50 winners of the first Growth Accelerator Fund competition. The recipients, selected from more than 800 applications, represent 31 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The

New diabetes and kidney research centers at IUPUI win Signature Centers Initiative funding

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has named two new centers — one dedicated to diabetes research and the other focused on developing imaging methods for the diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease — as 2014 recipients of initial funding under the IUPUI Signature Centers Initiative. The IUPUI Signature Centers Initiative fosters the development of centers unique to

XLerateHealth named one of 50 winners of $50,000 SBA grant

XLerateHealth (XLerateHealth.com), a Louisville-based accelerator for early-stage, health-related companies, announces that it has selected been selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as one of the 50 winners of the first Growth Accelerator Fund competition. The recipients, selected from more than 800 applications, represent 31 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The

Shifting Toward Employment

More PCPs are becoming hospital employees, according to ACA impact study on physicians and their practices By LYNNE JETER “Uncertainty prevails” was a common theme in the recently released Jackson Healthcare study on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) impact on physicians and practices. “We found that a significantly larger number of physicians desire to be

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Griffith Elected to National Medical Honor Society Board of Directors

Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society, has elected Dr. Charles “Chipper” H. Griffith III, senior associate dean for medical education at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, as a councilor director on the Society’s board. Griffith’s three-year term begins at the AOA board of directors meeting in Portland, Maine, on Oct. 3.

Government Affairs

It is time to act on patent reform

Changes will help protect Kentucky’s healthcare innovation sector. By Randy Riggs and Kyle Keeney As lawmakers return to our nation’s capital from the August work period, it’s as good a time as any to think about what lies ahead on the legislative agenda for the remaining months of 2014 and into next year. There are a host of unresolved issues that

It is time to act on patent reform

Changes will help protect Kentucky’s healthcare innovation sector. By Randy Riggs and Kyle Keeney As lawmakers return to our nation’s capital from the August work period, it’s as good a time as any to think about what lies ahead on the legislative agenda for the remaining months of 2014 and into next year. There are a host of unresolved issues that

Features

An investment , not an expense

To transform your marketing into an investment, you have to know what works. By Mary-Susan Abell As a doctor, your goal is to help your patient feel better and achieve optimal health. But once that patient is healthy and out the door, how do you continue filling your appointment slots with new patients? You build

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